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Orlando - New restaurant Steak in the City

I don't have all the details yet.

Website: http://www.steakinthecity.com/

Grand opening: April 26th, 2007

The advertisement that was received says Kosher delicacies will be available.

As soon as I know more I will post back.

-Cheryl

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  1. That's kind of far from the parks, if anyone cares.

    1. Don't know about the ad, but their web site says 7 days and menu lists shrimp and cheese, along with steak. My guess: TREIF!

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      1. re: mrogovin

        I still have not been to the restaurant yet.

        According to the Orlando Sentinel, the Kosher dining area is seperate.

        Here is a link to the article:
        http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entert...

        1. re: cherylp3

          It has a separate dining area and a separate kitchen for kosher. Food that is served in the salad bar has signs depicting whether the food is kosher non-kosher or parve.

          1. re: Javier

            Oh and I forgot to mention, the Kosher section will be closed on Shabbat, obviously.

      2. isn't altamonte like 45 minutes from the Disney area?

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        1. re: pitagirl

          Yes indeed, it is. And I don't mean to sound rude but Orlando does extend further than the Disney parks, and Disney was never mentioned in the post...

        2. There is no mentioning anywhere in their website about any hashgocha. The owners are members of a Reform congregation. Does not look like a Kosher restaurant.

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          1. re: lazar_r

            Noticed the same thing today, lazar. It's all very odd.

            1. re: DeisCane

              I forgot my update:
              The owner is planning on getting certification from Gobor.
              Kosher meat must be requested 24 hrs in advance.
              There is a separate Kosher section with different plates.
              As for the appetizer bar, non kosher items were next to kosher items ( in separate dishes with separate spoons) There are signs in front of items that say kosher or non kosher.
              The owner also used to work in the kitchen for a conservative synagogue.

            2. re: lazar_r

              Also before anyone totally flames me: I'd like to remind that the rules say that people should decide on their own.
              http://www.chowhound.com/topics/383660

              1. re: lazar_r

                It's also very disrespectful to imply that someone cannot have a Kosher restaurant because they are from the Reform movement. The Reform movement encourages its members to practice their Judaism as they see fit. Many Reform Jews maintain Kosher households and lifestyles.
                As I stated above, there is a lot of work being put into making the Kosher Area be open to the public.

                1. re: Javier

                  Agree 100% - I am Reform & keep a kosher kitchen. Treif foods need not apply. Altamonte Springs has one of the largest Jewish concentrations in the area, so it's not surprising that this restaurant would be here, not in the Disney parks area. I live in the Disney parks area, and it's a barren food wilderness :)

                  Cheers!
                  Heather W